It is intriguing that when the topic here is the sexual abuse of children that some would like to silence or restrict that!!!
Why is that?
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'Father Gil' resting at Maryland center
Saint Luke administrator: Institute offers 'spiritual retreat, psychological help'
‘They are not at any risk’
Those, believe it or not, were the words spoken by the Bishop of Gozo, Mario Grech, about the children in the home he visited w
PBS program on church sex scandal fails to air in Valley
The "Hand of God" reached most of the United States on Tuesday night, but not the Rio Grande Valley.
The Malta Independent online poll: Majority want Archbishop to help strengthen family values
The ordination of Archbishop Paul Cremona was greeted with much enthusiasm and what seems to be genuine affection from the publ
Victim of Clergy Abuse Empowers Readers to Take Action
Eric Bepots gives a revealing look into the AIDS pandemic and the Vatican's role in contributing to this unparalleled human dis
'Address Clergy Child Sex Abuse,' Victims Tell Attorney General Alberto Gonzales
Abuse cases warrant special time limit
Discovery of childhood sexual abuse scars can take years.
Allegations of Sexual Misconduct Against Four Priests
On Friday, February 16th, 2007, commencing at 10:00 am at the Radisson Hotel Sudbury, located at 85 Ste Anne Road, Sudbury, Ont
Archbishop's support for memorial sought
The spiritual leader of 400,000 Catholics in Western Oregon was asked Thursday to support a proposed monument to victims of pri
Attempt to prevent abuse isn't an attack on Catholics
Biblical Blasphemy of Baptist Clergy Sex Abuse
Bishop takes heat in abuse case
Victims group wants Wenski's apology in Deltona priest's removal
Bishop's Ariz. talks blocked
The Vatican has silenced an outspoken Catholic bishop, forcing him to cancel two planned talks in Arizona.
Bishop's Arizona talks blocked by Vatican
The Vatican has silenced an outspoken Catholic bishop, forcing him to cancel two planned talks in Arizona.
Bishops look at fleecings of flocks
James and Kathleen Pfeiffer were devoted to their parish and pastor, attending Mass every Sunday and helping pay for new bells
Blessed acquittals
Child betrayed by the law
ONE of the first things an expert in child pornography will tell you is that
Church Asset Case Goes Before SJC
Archdiocese Wants To Close Parish
Church Embezzlement Case Histories
The following abbreviated newspaper summaries graphically illustrate what can and does happen in more Christian churches than a
Clergy should be mandatory reporters
It was recently reported that the Roman Catholic Diocese of Davenport has extended for another four years its pledge to local a
Convention of Catholic priests sparks action from abuse victims
Court Records Disclose Wis. Priest's Abuse History
MILWAUKEE Long before his transfer to California, leaders of the Milwaukee Roman Catholic Archdiocese knew of a priest's sexual
Courts 'don't take child porn seriously'
COURTS continue to underplay the seriousness of child pornography, child welfare experts have warned after the Family Court las
Deadline sought for abuse claims
A motion in the Davenport Diocese bankruptcy case proposes that victims speak up by July 16.
Des Moines Diocese suspends priest after allegation
Diocese continues its evasions
Some readers can't understand why I have remained so frustrated with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange and the Orange County
Diocese lawsuits, deficit climb
When Vermont's Catholic Church settled the first of a string of priest misconduct lawsuits for almost $1 million last spring, p
Diocese settles with six victims
Total payout will be $625,000
Diocese under fire for not naming accused priests
In the five years since Bishop John B. McCormack first publicly released the names of 14 Roman Catholic priests credibly accuse
Diocese updates priest investigations
The Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth, reeling after a judge last year released about 700 pages of previously secret files relatin
Diocese, school react properly to alleged abuse
A Catholic priest who has served the St. Albert Catholic School System in Council Bluffs for the past 12 years was placed on le
Families of Murderous Priests To Speak Out
Former Columbia pastor gets 14 years for sexual abuse
A former Columbia pastor was sentenced to 14 years in prison Monday in connection with the sexual abuse of a 15-year-old girl.
Former Phillips priest named in federal lawsuit
Chicago man claims Fitzmaurice, three others, raped him as a child; Attorney claims there are Wisconsin victims
Hawaii diocese settles to avoid sex-abuse trial
Matter involves former Guam pastor
Increased penalty sought for child endangerment
The one-year sentence in a house of correction given a man who did nothing to stop the repeated rape of a 9-year-old girl has p
Judge approves first step of Portland archdiocese reorganization
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Portland can expect nearly $52 million in insurance money after a federal bankruptcy judge ap
Judge Fines N.Y. Attorney Over 'Baseless' Church Abuse Cases
A federal judge has fined an attorney $8,000 for repeatedly bringing lawsuits accusing Roman Catholic leaders of conspiring to
Judge rules against S.D. diocese in 2 abuse cases
Judge rules that priest files must be released
A judge Tuesday ordered the Roman Catholic Church to release insurance records and confidential files related to a notorious pr
Judge rules that priest files must be released
LOS ANGELES A Los Angeles judge has ordered the Roman Catholic Church to release thousands of pages of insurance records and co
Judge rules that priest files must be released
Lawmakers Consider Creating Two-Year Window For Civil Suits By Abuse Victims
Supporters of a bill that would give child sexual abuse victims their day in court testified in Augusta Tuesday. The bill creat
Lawyer urges more investigation
FORT WORTH - A Dallas attorney who has represented several victims of clergy abuse said Friday that Tarrant County prosecutors
Lawyers to get half of church abuse cash
Settlement - The Spokane Diocese's bankruptcy plan affects the proposed deal
Legal legacy
THIS YEAR MARKS the fifth anniversary of The Boston Globe's Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of clergy sexual abuse.
Legislator seeks to end statute of limitations on most sex crimes
SACRAMENTO - Most people accused of rape and other serious sexual offenses can't be prosecuted in California if it's been 10 ye
Local Catholic finances 'stretched'
Nearly half of the 231 parishes in the Cleveland Catholic Diocese operated in the red last year.
Mexican cardinal's lawyer says U.S. court has no jurisdiction in sex-abuse case
Minister admits having sex with juvenile
A former Columbia minister was sentenced to 14 years in prison yesterday for sexually abusing a 15-year-old girl who attended h
More allegations against priest
In response to the Fort Worth Catholic Diocese's public appeals in November, two men, parents of four other men and a woman hav
More clergy abuse files turn up in FW
Lawyer in civil case outraged over diocese's failure to admit papers
No end in sight for Catholic diocese's troubles over abuse
The number of lawsuits accusing priests in Vermont's Roman Catholic Diocese of sexual abuse continues to grow, as do the church
No plans for another run for public office
Former Attorney General Tom Reilly, who soon begins his new job as a partner in a prestigious law firm, doubts he'll run for pu
No settlement in sex-abuse suits
Catholic diocese could file bankruptcy today
Pastoral statement
Over the past five years, the Diocese of San Diego has been responding to people claiming sexual abuse by priests and others in
Pedophile priest sorry
Plan to list paedophile web names
Sex offenders could be forced to register their e-mail addresses and chatroom names, the government says.
PRAISE THE LORD or The California Legislature
"We believe this agreement brings closure to all cases in California..." stated Milwaukee Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan when comm
Priest abuse case lawyers meet for six hours in L.A.
Lawyers representing the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Diego and the dozens of plaintiffs suing the diocese over claims of sexu
Priest abuse claims led to suspension
Priests hear from abuse victims
The workshop was organized by the Diocese of London in the wake of the conviction of Rev. Charles Sylvestre.
Priests hear from victims about clergyman's abuse
Women who were sexually abused by an Ontario priest shared their stories Wednesday with more than 100 priests at a workshop abo
Records recount moves of Wis. priest with history of abuse
MILWAUKEE - Long before his transfer to California, leaders of the Milwaukee Roman Catholic Archdiocese knew of a priest's sexu
Reflections of an archbishop
Kelly takes stock of tenure
Remove the limits
Rendell signs bills to crack down on child-sex offenders
Retreat facilitator's past as sex abuser resurfaces
A victims' advocacy group says the adult participants in an Episcopal center's retreat should be told that the facilitator is r
San Diego diocese weighs bankruptcy in face of clergy abuse lawsuits
Security pros work to undo teacher's conviction
'This machine should not have been on the Internet'
Sexual predators are slipping by our legal system
Newport Beach Dr. Hamilton is a specialist in addiction medicine and clinical professor of family medicine, of California Irvin
Sexualisation 'harms' young girls
The media's portrayal of young women as sex objects harms girls' mental and physical health, US experts warn.
Shock at women goading toddlers
SJC To Decide Who Owns Church Assets
Families Claim They Were Misled By Archdiocese
SNAP offers help to possible victims, witnesses
David Schauer, a victim of clergy abuse while a child in Green Bay, led a small group of SNAP members while they left informati
St. Albert priest placed on leave
A Catholic priest has been placed on leave from his duties with St. Albert Schools and the diocese after allegations of sexual
Tarr seeks to increase penalty for child endangerment
A North Shore lawmaker vowed to file legislation this week to increase the penalty for child endangerment, making it a felony p
Teaching about sexual abuse
The projector was set to go in Holy Cross Hall at St. Francis Xavier School on Tuesday night as a crowd of 30 or so parents tri
The Cardinal’s Sins
Edward Egan did the dirty job he was hired to do with less pain than anyone thought possible. So why can’t his priests wait to
The Foundation to Abolish Child Sex Abuse, Inc.
Grand Jury Recommendations
Vatican rejects attempt to keep NH churches open
ASHLAND – The Vatican has rejected a state lawmaker's appeal of the merger of three Roman Catholic parishes.
Vatican rejects Wendelboe appeal
The Vatican has rejected Rep. Fran Wendelboe's initial appeal to stop the merger of three Roman Catholic churches in the Newfou
Vicar's affair caused son's downfall
PUBLICITY surrounding a former Ipswich vicar's illicit affair triggered his son to descend into alcohol abuse and drink-drive t
Vienna busts huge child porn ring
Vocal critic of abuse by clergy found dead
Wayward Clergymen: Epidemic Or Aberration?
When fear goes, good things happen
“Every once in a while,” writes Vince Grenough, coordinator of the Louisville Area Voice of the Faithful, “something very speci
Woman files harassment complaint against hospital executive
A woman who worked for the Boston Archdiocese's health care system has filed a sexual harassment complaint against the organiza

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